The Arizona Republic

The 'South Mountain Freeway' would build a 22-mile freeway extension between Laveen and Chandler. The route's proximity to sacred tribal land has prompted a lawsuit, even after years of planning.
Jul 4, 2015   The Arizona Republic
A new study finds that while Arizona residents like where they live, they have low levels of civic engagement.
Dec 18, 2009   The Arizona Republic
Planners from Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno met this week to discuss plans for high-speed rail between their cities, since they've been left off the map of potential corridors to be funded by the stimulus package.
Oct 9, 2009   The Arizona Republic
That's what the Maricopa Association of Governments is proposing, to meet the needs of the millions projected to move into the Phoenix metro area by 2050, along with 320 miles of new rail transit. Some are questioning the population projections.
Sep 28, 2009   The Arizona Republic
The population of illegal immigrants in Arizona has dropped by a third, the biggest drop in the nation.
Jul 31, 2009   The Arizona Republic
Former Arizona Department of Transportation director Victor M. Mendez has bee chosen by the Obama administration to head the FHA.
Apr 5, 2009   The Arizona Republic
County sheriff’s deputies seek to cut inmate transportation costs by utilizing the Metro Light Rail. Passenger safety concerns have obviously been raised.
Jan 29, 2009   The Arizona Republic
Some trends are indicating that when the 2010 Census goes through Phoenix it's going to show a shrinking population -- a first for the booming desert city.
Jan 12, 2009   The Arizona Republic
Phoenix is counting on a new light rail system to revive one of the city's long-ignored commercial corridors when trains start operation at the end of the year.
Oct 21, 2008   The Arizona Republic
Two men calling themselves the Typo Eradication Advancement League drove around the country fixing typos on signage in national parks- until the park service caught them defacing a historic marker in the Grand Canyon.
Aug 25, 2008   The Arizona Republic
<p>Scottsdale, Arizona planners have released a new vision for their downtown, in a 'trend toward urban living'.</p>
Jul 23, 2008   The Arizona Republic